Whether when operating robots, machine tools or other plants: a trouble-free production sequence is critical to the success of every manufacturing company.
As a rule, failures result in high costs and a loss of reputation. To prevent this, industry leaders rely on permanent plant monitoring in their IT security strategy – and also reliably secure all plant connections, thereby preventing hackers or malicious software from finding an entry point.
genua’s service portfolio for industry enables not only reliable monitoring but also the secure control and remote maintenance of machinery. The key features of our IT security technologies for secure automation and the protection of remote maintenance processes are: simple integration in existing networks, comfortable operation as well as tamper-proof monitoring options for the customer of all remote maintenance access operations.
IT Security Made in Germany
For us, the label "IT Security Made in Germany" means combining quality, performance and service at a world-class level with a company culture whose pillars are integrity, customer orientation, sustainability and loyalty to location.
Protective Shield for Industry 4.0
genua has extensive experience in the protection of plants and communication processes in networked and automated production systems. Especially in regard to remote maintenance, industrial cloud solutions, at the interface between IT and OT as well as in the use of AI solutions, we develop efficient, scalable and reliable IT security approaches.
Stability and Reliability
genua considers itself to be part of the IT security ecosystem in Germany. As a subsidiary of Bundesdruckerei, we combine long-term strategic and financial stability with innovation and research intensity.
Quality Without Compromise
The solutions from genua are developed on the basis of certified quality management processes. Our QM certification verifies the highest quality standards for products, services and processes. Furthermore, genua uses the IT security certificates of the BSI for periodic quality assurance by an external, recognized testing authority.
Effective Solutions From a Single Source
genua accompanies industrial enterprises from the conception of a legally sound IT security infrastructure to the selection and implementation of compliant IT security products and the training and on-site support of the internal teams.
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We tested the cognitix Threat Defender and were surprised how quickly we received the first real-time overview of the network traffic. Following the base installation of the software, a standard set of rules is already available that provides an overview of the network and the installed devices.
André Hermbusch, General Manager, datenhain GmbH
genugate, with two coordinated firewalls whose control mechanisms complement each other on different levels, offers reliable protection for our network. Even though we register an increasing number of attacks with the growing success of EUROGATE, the solution has never allowed security problems to occur.
Stephan Krause, IT-administrator, EUROGATE
With these requirements, the genugate firewall is the right solution. The system can be used with high availability in a cluster and, through its two-tier design, offers a security solution that has been tested by the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) and is certified on an unparalleled high level.
Hellmuth Michaelis, General Manager of secion, EUROGATE / secion GmbH – IT service provider to EUROGATE
Security is a question of trust. genua is a company of the Bundesdruckerei Group and also supplies security technology to banks, insurance companies and especially sensitive governmental security areas. We have had good experience with genua in the past with the security solutions for our IT.
Ralf Schubert, General Manager of the Gerhard-Schubert packaging machine manufacturer, Gerhard Schubert GmbH
The advantages of the solution from genua are the high security and flexibility while still being very easy to configure. Customers don’t need to perform extensive network settings and, as the manufacturer, we can centrally manage all genuboxes, e.g., to upload current security updates from a single location.
Christopher Kohl, Director of Digitization, INDEX Group
With its two-tier design, the genugate firewall offers a strong security solution that is certified by independent experts on an unparalleled high level. This is a decisive feature, as no risks should be taken when it comes to the protection of sensitive data and company networks.
Thomas Zeller, Director of Security Services at BWG, KASTO
The solution from genua satisfies all specified requirements and also scores decisive bonus points in the area of IT security. The company has many years of experience in this field and, since KASTO accesses external networks during remote maintenance, provides a high level of security and the requisite trust with the customer.
Josef Schneider, Service Director, KASTO
Through the multi-level design and, above all, the application level gateway with its numerous filter functions, we achieve a very high level of security at the critical interface to the Internet. The solutions offer very strong security performance and customer service is able to take care of many tasks for us and quickly solves any problems that arise. With genua’s help, we achieve a high level of security.
Florian Fröhler, Corporate Network Administrator, Klüber Lubrication
The solution is constantly being developed further and genua has an open ear for our suggestions. When we need support, we expect rapid assistance from product specialists. From our perspective, this functions very well.
Stephan Rupp, IT system manager/ project leader for the introduction of a uniform teleservice platform, KOMET GROUP
The solution with SSH offers great advantages with respect to both security and installation and was decisive for selecting this VPN appliance. The strong encryption, the access that is clearly limited to the maintenance area and the strict unilateral control for the establishment of connections are arguments that convince security-aware customers that this maintenance access is compatible with their policies.
Karlheinz Huber, IT infrastructure, manroland web systems
Remote maintenance via VPN is a secure and reliable solution that is well received by our customers, making it an important competitive advantage.
Peter Brechtel, Director of IT-Infrastructure, manroland web systems
We use firewalls from various providers to obtain maximum protection at the best possible prices. The central components in this approach are firewalls of type genugate from genua. (…)The level of protection is extremely high and, moreover, is certified by the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI). After all, security is the decisive argument for a firewall.
Matthias Sturm, operational firewall operation, Würth Group
IT Security for Mechanical and Plant Engineering
Cyber security is the foundation for monitoring, remote access, and predictive maintenance. We provide information on how mechanical and plant engineering companies can use the advantages of networking without taking any risks.